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What Causes Stress?
Anything that prevents an individual from achieving their desired goals is a potential source of stress. This can cause 'Frustration' - this is defined as some kind of negative emotional state, which occurs when an individual is prevented from reaching a goal.
Conflicts develop when a person experiences two or more competing or contradictory motives or goals. Major conflicts include:
a) Approach-approach conflicts involve having to choose between two equally attractive ...
Research is listed to verify major conflicts causing stress, avoidance, approach and the social readjustment rating scale.